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Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Princeton University launches NSF-funded initiative to study Southern Ocean's role in global systems
Scientists from 11 institutions across the United States will meet this week at Princeton University to officially launch a $21 million, National Science Foundation-funded, interdisciplinary initiative to study the Southern Ocean, the sea that surrounds Antarctica.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Peter West
pwest@nsf.gov
703-292-7530
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
On Space Station, Earth's beauty is in the eye of the high definition beholder
The ongoing High Definition Earth Viewing investigation aboard the International Space Station allows anyone with Internet access to continuously stream live views of Earth directly to their desktop or mobile Internet device.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
AERTOs accelerate the bioeconomy and the development of new lignin and algae products
AERTOs (Associated European Research and Technology Organizations) has started a two-year research project to stimulate the development of the bio-based economy in Europe.

Contact: Kristiina Kruus
kristiina.kruus@vtt.fi
358-505-202-471
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Regulatory clearance opens the way for new single-size contraceptive diaphragm in the US
The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has cleared the Caya contoured diaphragm for marketing in the United States, bringing women one step closer to a new option for safe and effective non-hormonal contraception. The Caya contoured diaphragm is expected to be available to US consumers within the next year. Its clearance by the USFDA is also important for increasing women's access to non-hormonal contraceptive options worldwide because USFDA approval is a gold standard of regulatory approval globally.

Contact: Kate Davidson
kdavidson@path.org
206-302-4637
PATH

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
InSilico Medicine salutes Calico and AbbVie partnership, paves way for Basel conference
InSilico Medicines honors the recent Calico and AbbVie collaboration, paving a pathway in aging research and development.

Contact: Michael Petr
michael.petr@insilicomedicine.com
InSilico Medicine, Inc.

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
New remote-sensing instrument to blaze a trail on the International Space Station
The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, a new instrument that will measure the character and worldwide distribution of the tiny particles that make up haze, dust, air pollutants and smoke, will do more than gather data once it's deployed on the International Space Station this year.
NASA

Contact: Lori Keesey
Lori.j.keesey@nasa.gov
865-244-6658
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
Giving the breath of life to infants
An innovative new resuscitation technique being tested in a clinical trial in Edmonton is giving hope to parents whose children need medical assistance moments after being born. Every year, hundreds of thousands of babies across the globe die after resuscitation efforts fail. The new technique, pioneered in Edmonton, shows survival rates of infants could more than double using the new method of resuscitation as compared to the conventional method.
Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Contact: Ross Neitz
rneitz@ualberta.ca
780-492-5986
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
Cancer Research
Transformative science
A new public-private partnership between the National Science Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Stand Up To Cancer and The V Foundation for Cancer Research is committing $11.5 million towards transformational, theoretical biophysics that could have a significant impact on cancer research and treatment. SU2C is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that raises money for innovative cancer research.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Ivy F. Kupec
ikupec@nsf.gov
703-292-8796
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
Europe's brightest cleantech start-ups embark on US Start-up Tour
The Start-up Tour to Silicon Valley and the Boston area plays a crucial role in the growth of a global community of cleantech entrepreneurs and innovators and coincides with the release of Climate-KIC's 'Future of Cleantech' report which highlights new opportunities for investors and calls for greater cross-border collaboration and 'co-opetition' to help climate innovators and entrepreneurs reach their potential.

Contact: Peter Koekoek
peter.koekoek@climate-kic.org
44-771-405-1307
Climate-KIC

Public Release: 5-Sep-2014
Three Clemson startups get funding to grow
Clemson University Research Foundation announced that three Clemson startup companies have each received $25,000 in seed money from the University Sponsored Application Program offered by SC Launch.
SCRA

Contact: Casey Porto
cporto@clemson.edu
864-656-0797
Clemson University

Public Release: 5-Sep-2014
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals receives FDA approval of ferric citrate
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration approved ferric citrate, formerly known as Zerenex, for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

Contact: Amy Sullivan
amy.sullivan@keryx.com
617-466-3447
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals

Public Release: 5-Sep-2014
The future of ultrascale computing under study
Some 200 scientists from more than 40 countries are researching what the next generation of ultrascale computing systems will be like. The study is being carried out under the auspices of NESUS, one of the largest European research networks of this type coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Contact: Javier Alonso
oic@uc3m.es
Carlos III University of Madrid

Public Release: 4-Sep-2014
Reliance Foundation, University of Chicago partner on innovative training technology for doctors
Reliance Foundation and the University of Chicago announced a collaboration to develop innovative technology that will help train medical students and clinicians for better diagnosis and improved healthcare. The collaboration is also supporting doctors in real time with evidence-based clinical decision-making tools.

Contact: Steve Koppes
skoppes@uchicago.edu
773-702-8366
University of Chicago

Public Release: 4-Sep-2014
FDA approves 'game changing' drug for melanoma
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the deadly skin cancer is treated.

Contact: Kim Irwin
kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2262
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference
InSilico Medicine to present GeroScopeTM at the FEBS-EMBO 2014 Conference
InSilico Medicine's Director of Aging Research, Alexander Aliper, is able to present the company's new technology and platform, GeroScopeTM. This will mark the first presentation of GeroScopeTM to the public. It is a system for evaluating the age-related changes in the tissue of humans and other model organisms, and furthermore predicts the geroprotective efficacy of a multitude of drugs with known molecular targets.
InSilico Medicine, Deep Knowledge Ventures

Contact: Michael Petr
michael.petr@insilicomedicine.com
InSilico Medicine, Inc.

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Digital mammography system developed at Mass General Hospital receives FDA approval
Under license from MGH, GE Healthcare will make a new three dimensional digital mammography service available to women after FDA approval. This technology was developed here at the MGH under the leadership of Daniel Kopans, MD.

Contact: Katie Marquedant
KMarquedant@partners.org
617-726-0337
Massachusetts General Hospital

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Ludwig Cancer Research and CRI collaborate on VentiRx's investigational immunotherapy
The nonprofits Ludwig Cancer Research and the Cancer Research Institute announced today an agreement with VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, to conduct a clinical trial with motolimod combined with other immunotherapy agents available to Ludwig and CRI through other industry partnerships. VentiRx will provide motolimod, the company's lead immuno-oncology agent, for the study, which will be conducted by Ludwig and CRI through their jointly coordinated CVC Trials Network.

Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
rsteinhardt@licr.org
212-450-1582
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Analytical Chemistry Research
Elsevier announces the launch of open access journal: Analytical Chemistry Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of open access journal: Analytical Chemistry Research.

Contact: Darren Sugrue
d.sugrue@elsevier.com
31-204-853-506
Elsevier

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Simulations for better transparent oxide layers
Touchscreens and solar cells rely on special oxide layers. However, errors in the layers' atomic structure impair not only their transparency, but also their conductivity. Using atomic models, Fraunhofer researchers have found ways of identifying and removing these errors.

Contact: Dr. Wolfgang Korner
wolfgang.koerner@iwm.fraunhofer.de
0049-761-514-2374
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Greater safety and security at Europe's train stations
When a suspicious individual fleas on a bus or by train, then things usually get tough for the police. This is because the security systems of the various transportation companies and security services are typically incompatible. The European Union project, Secur-ED, aims at creating remedies and establishing better collaboration within the same city.

Contact: Dr. Wolf Engelbach
wolf.engelbach@iao.fraunhofer.de
0049-711-970-2128
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Central biobank for drug research
For the development of new drugs it is crucial to work with stem cells, as these allow scientists to study the effects of new active pharmaceutical ingredients. But it has always been difficult to derive enough stem cells of the right quality and in the right timeframe. A central biobank is about to remedy the situation.

Contact: Julia Neubauer
julia.neubauer@ibmt.fraunhofer.de
0049-689-498-0258
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
On the way to a safe and secure Smart Home
A growing number of household operations can be managed via the Internet. Today's 'Smart Home' promises efficient building management. But often the systems are not secure and can only be retrofitted at great expense. Scientists are working on a software product that defends against hacker attacks before they reach the building.

Contact: Steffen Wendzel
steffen.wendzel@fkie.fraunhofer.de
0049-228-736-0555
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
SMM Convention 2014 in Hamburg
Ship ahoy! Fraunhofer displays innovations at SMM
Seven Fraunhofer Institutes will be presenting their latest developments in seafaring and navigation at the SMM Convention in Hamburg from Sept. 9 to 12. Hall B6 is a 3-D configurator that makes it possible for owners to experience cruise ships and yachts in real time, down to the last detail. Researchers will display a new software program for crew management, and a ship and logistics system so that inland water routes become more feasibly useable.

Contact: Konrad Baier
konrad.baier@igd.fraunhofer.de
0049-615-115-5146
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
International Council for Science endorses open access to scientific record; cautions against misuse of metrics
The General Assembly of the International Council for Science today endorsed open access principles and provided key recommendations guarding against the misuse of metrics in the evaluation of research performance.

Contact: Johannes Mengel
johannes.mengel@icsu.org
International Council for Science

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index
Financial survey reveals public concern over income inequality, broken education system
Though the collective measure of financial trust is up, driven mainly by more positive attitudes toward banks and the stock market, Americans are concerned about growing income inequality and would like to see improvements in the country's educational system as a starting point to address that inequality, according to the latest Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index.

Contact: Susan Guibert
susan.guibert@chicagobooth.edu
773-702-9232
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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